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Company: Leander ISD
Location: Leander, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description



PRIMARY PURPOSE
To manage all aspects related to business database operations.  Manage assigned aspects of the district's ERP and support ERP users to create efficiencies that improve the district's business operations by reducing costs and increasing effectiveness to the ultimate benefit of the district education program.
 
ADMINISTRATOR COMPETENCIES

  • Creative Visionary who is passionately focused on effecting change and has the ability to merge data and fact with intuition, imagination, and innovation in an effort to realize the possibilities rather than be content with the probabilities.
  • Dedicated Professional who creates a supportive environment by modeling and expecting autonomy and accountability; who exemplifies ethics; who accepts and values the differences of others, exhibits empathy, and who has a sense of human wisdom, courage and compassion.
  • Inspiring Catalyst who motivates and empowers others to become leaders and risk takers, and who acknowledges expertise, celebrates successes, and honors the lives of others.
  • Life-long Learner who perpetuates self-motivated learning, and effectively drives transformation with continuous monitoring, evaluating, and adjusting.  
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Manage system administration, including configuration, workflow/approval processing, and user security access for all related MUNIS applications including MUNIS Self Service and Tyler Content Management.
  • Develop and conduct business support training for campus and administrative staff.
  • Translate client requirements and develop project plan into a feasible database solution.
  • Recommend sound policies directed toward the improvement of business information systems.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot business software needs and issues; coordinate with programmers for solutions and communicate with appropriate personnel regarding changes.
  • Implement and monitor compliance of federal law, State Board of Education rules, and local school board policy in the area of information systems.
  • Serve as a resource to campus and administrative personnel to facilitate effective and efficient dissemination of district electronic information.
  • Serve as a liaison/primary consultant with district departments, schools and software vendors for technology projects related to MUNIS.
  • Consult with users to determine system and functional specifications related to the district's various
database systems
  • Stay abreast of the latest ERP release life cycle updates as well as the latest tools to manage the upgrade process
  • Manages staff and allocation of resources.
  • Attends related conferences, seminars, and meetings provided by appropriate agencies to keep current on technical issues and management best practices.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and goal settings of staff and provide input on hiring and counseling decisions.
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supervise Business Programmer/Analyst team.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Education/Certification/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a business, computer science or related field (relevant experience may substitute for degree).
  • Experience with database operations, preferably in a public education environment. 
  • Experience administering the Tyler MUNIS information system is a plus.
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation computer programs; state and district policies and PEIMS submission requirements.
  • Skill in organization; oral and written communication; interpersonal relations; customer service support; and problem solving.
  • Ability to perform job requirements with limited supervision; conduct hands-on training sessions for individuals; small groups; and compile and process data from various databases collaborate with appropriate staff to meet the technology needs of all users.
 
Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis.
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone, computer or other electronic device. 
  • Ability to compose material such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact and to make presentations outside of the immediate work area.
  • Ability to compute, analyze and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.
  • Ability to make information presentations, inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, multi-priority environment.
  • Ability to handle difficult conversations and deescalate employees, staff, and parents.
  • Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
  • Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
  • Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Maintain composure and professionalism at all times.
  Equal Opportunity Employer


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